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(Eng.); figuré (‘Fr.); figurato (It.); figural, figuriert (Ger.). Florid. (1) A ‘figured chorale’, is one in which the melody is acc. by quicker notes in the other parts. (2) In solo vocal mus. the word implies coloratura.

(1) A ‘figured chorale’, is one in which the melody is acc. by quicker notes in the other parts. (2) In solo vocal mus. the word implies coloratura.

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